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Mercedes Takes Stirling Moss’ 300 SLR For One Last Drive Before Parking It In Its Museum

Mercedes-Benz has been giving its 300 SLR “722” the royal treatment over the last year, showing it around the world and in England, specifically, to celebrate the life of the man who drove it to one of its greatest victories. In 1955, Sir Stirling Moss drove the car to victory at the Mille Miglia completing […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo May Be Prevented From Driving Supercar Collection By Man Utd’s New Manager

Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo’s noted love of supercars may have to be put on hold following the arrival of his new interim manager at Manchester United, Ralf Rangnick. The U.K.’s Mirror reports that the 63-year-old manager has previously taken extreme measures to get the best out of his team. While at RB Leipzig, he ordered […]

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The ‘13 Going on 30’ Versace Dress Has Come Full Circle

A funny thing happened on Nov. 8 on the set of “The Voice”: Ariana Grande, the show’s newest coach, came to work in a Versace dress that had been widely worn as a Halloween costume just a week earlier. The colorful minidress — with its crystallized straps, cutesy empire-waist cutouts and chunky stripes in shades […]

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Supermodel Iman Opens Up About David Bowie, a New Perfume and More

You’re never getting into her bedroom. You probably won’t get past the front door. For years, people have tried to deduce where exactly the supermodel Iman and her husband David Bowie had secreted themselves in the Catskill Mountains, the place where the singer’s ashes are said to be scattered. They never managed to find out. […]

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JLR CEO Takes a Tumble In L.A.

Auto-show parties sometimes get out of hand. Most of the shenanigans don’t reach you, the car-buying public, for one reason or another. One major reason is lack of newsworthiness: It’s one thing if a lubricated PR rep confirms some new product that’s supposed to be secret. It’s another if a PR rep sings karaoke poorly. […]

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Jay Leno, Supercar Blondie, And More Sign Up To Help Dodge Gift Away 25 High-Performance Cars

Dodge is officially launching “Operation 25//8” today, in which it will give away 25 Dodge “dream cars” with the help of 25 celebrities (and/or brands). The giveaway will run for the last eight weeks of 2021. “Operation 25//8 adds 20,000 horsepower to the Brotherhood of Muscle and is the first step in building awareness for […]

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People Magazine Heads to New Ownership. Again.

But Mr. Vogel acknowledged that People and another Meredith magazine, Entertainment Weekly, might not seem like logical fits at first glance. They are “not as intent-driven as the rest of the things we do,” he told investors — meaning they are not as likely to be visited by readers in search of practical information, Dotdash’s […]

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Lamborghini Pranks Supercar Blondie Giving Her A Parking Ticket During Terzo Millennio Concept Walkaround

As someone who has been involved in the production of walkaround videos in the past, I can tell you that we tend to play it pretty fast and loose with the permits. Generally, a walkaround video just involves parking a car and shooting a video before any officials have a chance to ask you to […]

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Joe Rogan’s 1969 Camaro Restomod Has An 860 HP Supercharged LSA V8

In between hosting his popular podcast, doing comedy tours around the U.S., and commentating for the UFC, Joe Rogan has also built up quite an enviable collection of cars over the years. This heavily-modified 1969 Chevrolet Camaro is the latest addition to his garage. This Camaro started out life as an SS model that was […]

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Grab A Car From The Wheeler Dealer Himself, As Mike Brewer Prepares To Auction Personal Collection

TV presenter Mike Brewer is consolidating some of his personal car collection. Best known for his work on Wheeler Dealers which has a global audience of over 100 million, Brewer is a master salesman in his own right and even has his own used car dealership. But the cars he’s parting with won’t be sitting […]

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Paul Newman Will Tell His Own Story, 14 Years After His Death

Decades ago, the actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, frustrated by all the unauthorized biographies and coverage of his life, recorded his own oral history, leaving behind transcripts that for years were forgotten in the basement laundry room of his house in Connecticut. Now his family has decided to turn those transcripts into a memoir, which […]

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‘Maybe I Do Have a Story to Tell’: Kal Penn on His Memoir

In what way is the book you wrote different from the book you set out to write? I was sure that I wanted to share two stories: one about my parents and their upbringing; and the story of how Josh and I met. He showed up with an 18-pack of Coors and turned my TV […]

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Li Yundi Is Detained in China on Suspicion of Prostitution

A prominent Chinese pianist, Li Yundi, has been detained on prostitution suspicion in Beijing, state-run news outlets in China reported on Thursday. Mr. Li, 39, who had gained celebrity in China as a performer and a reality television personality, was accused of soliciting a 29-year-old woman, according to People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the […]

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Li Yundi Is Detained in China on Suspicion of Prostitution

A prominent Chinese pianist, Li Yundi, has been detained on prostitution suspicion in Beijing, state-run news outlets in China reported on Thursday. Mr. Li, 39, who had gained celebrity in China as a performer and a reality television personality, was accused of soliciting a 29-year-old woman, according to People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the […]

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A Talent for Talent

New York magazine wanted the model for its fall fashion issue. “I have a big mouth,” said Mr. Werts, who took the story’s writer out for drinks. It became five pages and a cover, under the headline “The Prettiest Boy in the World.” With that, Mr. Werts was minted an agent. He and Mr. Hendrich […]

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Brave Minnesota Ford Dealership Agrees To Produce Ad Written By John Oliver Sight Unseen

When it came to John Oliver and the writing staff at “Last Week Tonight’s” attention that some local dealership commercials were being written by one ad agency and recycled multiple times across the nation, they became upset. So they decided to do something about it. Reasoning that a local dealer’s ad should be “unique and […]

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How Erika Girardi Dominated ‘Real Housewives’ This Season

Filing a lawsuit is one thing. Collecting on it is an entirely different matter. Mr. Richards, in an interview, acknowledged it’s unlikely that Ms. Girardi’s assets — clothes, jewelry and other items — are worth anything close to $25 million. Mr. Richards said he does not want to hurt Ms. Girardi and is open to […]

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Celebrity-Owned Whiskey Brands, Blind Tested And Ranked

It’s tough to articulate why celebrities starting alcohol companies cans seem irksome, but the fact remains: it often feels that way. One part of it is that famous people have the clout to leapfrog many of the industry’s gatekeepers. Another is that there have been enough celeb cash grabs to make us feel wary. But […]

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Clint and Ron Howard Remember When They Were Just ‘The Boys’

Growing up, Clint and Ron Howard never had to dream of stardom, because as children they’d already achieved it. Ron was just 6 when he was second-billed on “The Andy Griffith Show” and 8 when “The Music Man,” featuring him crooning “Gary, Indiana,” was released. Clint, his younger brother, was racking up roles on “Bonanza,” […]

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Before Radford, Ant Anstead Built The One-Off 2018 Dowsetts Comet Modern Classic

Wheeler Dealers’ Ant Anstead has long been interested in making limited production cars. Now associated with the Radford Type 62-2, he helped build this, the 2018 Dowsetts Comet. The one-off creation is built on a steel spaceframe chassis with Kevlar-reinforced fiberglass body panels made to be both strong and light. That bodywork was then shaped […]

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Stanley Tucci’s Passion Was Acting. Now, It’s Food.

Recovering from the tumor seems to have affected some of those rituals. He cooked a risotto Milanese for his co-star, Colin Firth, when they worked together on the movie “Supernova,” released earlier this year. In an email, Firth said that it was the best he had ever had, but Tucci “was convinced it tasted awful […]

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Britney Spears’ Father Suspended From Her Conservatorship

Britney Spears attends a film premiere on July 22, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. After weeks of legal blows, Britney Spears got her wish: Her father, James Spears, has officially been suspended as her conservator. In a Wednesday hearing, Los Angeles […]

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Controlling Britney Spears

Liz Day contributed reporting. The Daily is made by Lisa Tobin, Rachel Quester, Lynsea Garrison, Annie Brown, Clare Toeniskoetter, Paige Cowett, Michael Simon Johnson, Brad Fisher, Larissa Anderson, Wendy Dorr, Chris Wood, Jessica Cheung, Stella Tan, Alexandra Leigh Young, Lisa Chow, Eric Krupke, Marc Georges, Luke Vander Ploeg, M.J. Davis Lin, Austin Mitchell, Neena Pathak, […]

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